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Back Again!
Sunday, March 12, 2017      2 comments

Over the last few years I've fallen off the wagon, and gained quite a few pounds. However, I have retired from full time overseas work, and I'm back home and getting into a routine. I'm down 18 lb since 1 January and hopefully, once the te... Read more
Finally
Wednesday, July 07, 2010      3 comments

Finally the paperwork has been fixed for my contract in South Korea! I head to Washington, DC, this week for a few meetings, then off to Tokyo/Seoul next Sunday/Monday. I'm really looking forward to getting to South Korea, I hear it's very ... Read more
Travelling Again!
Saturday, March 20, 2010      4 comments

I'm on my travels again on Sunday night, this time to Mozambique for a month or so. After that, I'm not sure, but South Korea and Ecuador are possibilities. I've been at home for around four months, and my weight has remained pretty steady ... Read more
One Year Review!
Wednesday, January 06, 2010      6 comments

It's been a little over a year since I joined Sparkpeople, and I decided to do a review of my progress. Losses: Lost 58 lb, but that's just a number. Gains: I feel great! My clothes fit. I feel great! I can walk and cycle fo... Read more
Travelling South - Update
Wednesday, December 09, 2009      3 comments

Today I set out on my journey to Mesa. It was cold in Calgary this morning, and it's cold in Idaho, where I am now. It seems I left Calagry just in time, as the city had lots more snow today. LOL! Sorry Calgarians, but I'm happy to be... Read more
Home
Tuesday, December 01, 2009      6 comments

Made it back to Calgary after a very long flight from Dubai, then a connecting flight to Calgary from Toronto. It's a bit chilly here, but it's also great to be home. I'm about to enjoy my first poached eggs in four months. Yummy! ... Read more
Dubai!
Sunday, November 29, 2009      2 comments

Made it into Dubai, no dramas. High speed internet, what a concept! Oh, and beers too! Had a couple tonight, my first in four months, and they were good! Not fallen off the wagon, just had a couple! Up early my time on Monda... Read more
Heading Home
Saturday, November 28, 2009      4 comments

It's my last full day in Afghanistan, I'm heading into Dubai on Sunday then home to Calgary via Toronto on Monday. It's been quite cold here for the last few weeks, which should set me up nicely for Canada in December! Can't wait to get hom... Read more
Not So Sunny Afghanistan
Sunday, November 08, 2009      4 comments

I think winter is upon us! We actually had rain during the night and some more today, and the tops of the mountains are covered in snow. I think there is more to come. It has really cooled down over here, no more mid-40C temperatures ... Read more
Feels Good!
Monday, August 31, 2009      1 comments

I've been telling a couple of new co-workers how much weight I've lost over the last ten months or so. They didn't believe I ever weighed as much as I claimed, until I showed them my photographs from last year. Now they believe, but at the ... Read more
The Walking Paid Off!
Tuesday, August 25, 2009      2 comments

Finally! I'm out of the 190's, I hit 188.5 lb on my weigh-in today. All the walking, and gallons of water consumed, must have paid off! ... Read more
That was the week that was!
Saturday, August 22, 2009      3 comments

A rather long week really, as I've worked 13 days straight, but looking forward to a day off on the 23rd, then back at it for another 13 days. Hopefully I drop a pound or two when I weigh in this coming week. I've walked miles, and drunk li... Read more
Afghanistan
Wednesday, August 12, 2009      3 comments

With one week under my belt things are going quite well. I've been doing lots of walking on the job, so plenty of free exercise, and I'm drinking a great deal of water. I also seem to have a handle on my diet, and dropped a couple of pounds... Read more
Sunny Afghanistan
Wednesday, August 05, 2009      1 comments

Arrived here a few days ago. It's very hot, very dusty, with sand blowing everywhere. On the upside, I'm getting lots of exercise, and drinking lots of water, so hopefully the pounds will begin to fall off again.... Read more
Almost Gone
Wednesday, July 29, 2009      0 comments

Into Dubai Saturday night local time. Phew, if nothing else the temperature should help me lose a few lb! Another two days and I'm off overseas. Despite a few indulgences during my last few days at home, my weight has remained pretty stead... Read more

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